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Bruce Bromberg: How he fell for Hawai‘i + the origin of his famed bone marrow

For a Modern Luxury Hawai‘i assignment, I was lucky to be able to interview three chefs participating in this year’s Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival, happening Oct. 14–30 on three islands and with more kitchen and bar talent than ever before.

Bruce Bromberg: How he fell for Hawai‘i + the origin of his famed bone marrow

For a Modern Luxury Hawai‘i assignment, I was lucky to be able to interview three chefs participating in this year’s Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival, happening Oct. 14–30 on three islands and with more kitchen and bar talent than ever before.

Honolulu gets a Tour d’Argent chef

After more than a year’s search, Halekulani has finally found a new chef de cuisine for  La Mer—Alexandre Trancher. He comes from La Tour d’Argent in the New Otani Tokyo, where he was executive chef, and before that he was

Honolulu gets a Tour d’Argent chef

After more than a year’s search, Halekulani has finally found a new chef de cuisine for  La Mer—Alexandre Trancher. He comes from La Tour d’Argent in the New Otani Tokyo, where he was executive chef, and before that he was

Hawai‘i-based Pete Licata 10th most influential ‘coffee person’

Website Food Republic ranked Kansas City transplant Pete Licata the 10th most influential “person in coffee today” in its “coffee power rankings.”

Hawai‘i-based Pete Licata 10th most influential ‘coffee person’

Website Food Republic ranked Kansas City transplant Pete Licata the 10th most influential “person in coffee today” in its “coffee power rankings.”

Farewell to a stand-up colleague

I am shocked and saddened by the news of John Heckathorn’s death today, following a heart attack on Christmas day. For all his blustery persona, he was a kind and generous peer in the food-writing racket. He shared news with

Farewell to a stand-up colleague

I am shocked and saddened by the news of John Heckathorn’s death today, following a heart attack on Christmas day. For all his blustery persona, he was a kind and generous peer in the food-writing racket. He shared news with

Land of opportunity?

Last year I attended a Slow Food O‘ahu event—a talk by Gary Nabhan, author of Coming Home to Eat, on reviving food traditions. His lecture and slide show were followed by a panel discussion, really a talk story session with

Land of opportunity?

Last year I attended a Slow Food O‘ahu event—a talk by Gary Nabhan, author of Coming Home to Eat, on reviving food traditions. His lecture and slide show were followed by a panel discussion, really a talk story session with

Healthy and homecooked to go: Cooking Fresh for You

Michi Harris was the highlight of family parties. From a “poke bar” to a fragrant beef rendang that rivals Indigo’s, her contribution always trumped the inevitable baking pan of sushi rice on the potluck table. I know—she’s my cousin. She

Healthy and homecooked to go: Cooking Fresh for You

Michi Harris was the highlight of family parties. From a “poke bar” to a fragrant beef rendang that rivals Indigo’s, her contribution always trumped the inevitable baking pan of sushi rice on the potluck table. I know—she’s my cousin. She

In other news

• The website food52.com—founded by New York Times food writer Amanda Hesser and freelance food writer and recipe tester Merrill Stubbs—is in beta testing and looking for crack home cooks to try it out and give feedback. SeriousEats.com broke the

In other news

• The website food52.com—founded by New York Times food writer Amanda Hesser and freelance food writer and recipe tester Merrill Stubbs—is in beta testing and looking for crack home cooks to try it out and give feedback. SeriousEats.com broke the